Do patients and their relatives prefer single cubicles or shared wards?

Pease, NJF; Finlay, IG
September 2002
Palliative Medicine;Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p445
Academic Journal
Discusses a survey to ascertain the preferences for place of care amongst patients in a 17-bed oncology ward that provides joint oncology and palliative care for the most ill patients in a cancer center. Lack of research on the effects of isolation on inpatients; Mood disturbance as a consequence of isolation; Description of the modern hospice movement which arose in the 1960s.


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